St Michaels Church

Our reference
11652
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 01-11-1920

Current location

ST MICHAELS CHURCH,Cornhill,City,City Of London,Greater London,EC3,England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 310 810
Denomination: Church of England

Description

BRONZE FIGURES OF ST MICHAEL SURROUNDED BY CHILDREN AND WILD ANIMALS, HOLDING A SWORD. MOUNTED ON STONE PLINTH.

Inscription

DURING /THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ THE NAMES WERE RECORDED ON THIS SITE OF 2130 MEN WHO FROM OFFICES IN THE PARISHES OF THIS UNITED BENEFICE VOLUNTEERED TO SERVE THEIR COUNTRY IN THE NAVY AND THE ARMY AND OF THESE IT IS KNOWN THAT AT LEAST 170 GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THE FREEDOM OF THE WORLD.

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: no
Information shown: Unknown
Order of information: Unknown

Component

Base
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Figures
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 01-11-1920
Attended by: LORD MAYOR OF LONDON

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund / scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Notes

SIMILAR GROUP USED FOR 1ST DIVISION MEMORIAL AT CHAPEAU ROUGE CROSSROADS ON D934 SOUTH OF LANDRECIES MEMORIAL IS GRADE 1 LISTED

Reference

The Builder 12th Nov 1920

Reference

The City Press 6th Nov 1920 Published:W H & L Collingridge Ltd London (City)

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